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Beate Sirota Gordon in the Asia Society New York auditorium in 1987. (Mark Stern)

Remembering 'Iconic' Beate Sirota Gordon, 1923-2012

From 1970 to 1991, Gordon served as Asia Society's director of performing arts and then later director of performances, films and lectures. But Asia Society was just one chapter in a remarkable life. more
A worker puts up a sign to bring in the new year ahead of Myanmar's first public New Year countdown celebration at the Myoma grounds in Yangon, Myanmar on December 31, 2012. (Soe Than WIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos of the Day: Asia Celebrates the Arrival of 2013

Amidst face paint, fireworks and festivities, countries around Asia rejoice at the beginning of a new year. more
A man waves to the camera at the market in Kandy, Sri Lanka on September 1, 2012. (Carbajo.Sergio/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Greetings from Sri Lanka

A man waves to the camera at the market in Kandy, Sri Lanka on September 1, 2012. (Carbajo.Sergio/Flickr) more
South Korea's president-elect Park Geun-Hye waves to supporters as she arrives to deliver a victory speech on a stage in the centre of Seoul on December 19, 2012. (Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images)

South Korea's New President May Be Female, But She is No Women's Rights Crusader

As Park Geun-hye becomes the latest Asian female head of state, Vishakha Desai wonders what, if anything, this means for women's issues in the region. more

What's Next for US Policy Toward South Asia?

Simply connecting the countries of South Asia with each other and their neighbors may not be enough, says a new Asia Society report. more
Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva (C) arrives at the Bangkok Metropolitan Police headquarters on Dec. 9, 2011 for questioning over a deadly military crackdown he oversaw on mass opposition protests in Bangkok in April and May of 2010. (Joan Manuel Baliellas/AFP/Getty Images)

To Ensure Peace and Justice, International Community Must Lead by Example

A critical question is confronting Thailand and several other Asian nations: Is lasting peace possible in the absence of justice? more

Post-Conflict Reconciliation in Asia (Complete)

Stephen J. Rapp, Philip G. Alston and Warren Hoge explore the lessons learned in the aftermath of civil strife in Asian countries. more